Global Statistics

All countries
19,729,436
Confirmed
Updated on August 8, 2020 9:12 pm
All countries
12,461,726
Recovered
Updated on August 8, 2020 9:12 pm
All countries
727,641
Deaths
Updated on August 8, 2020 9:12 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
19,729,436
Confirmed
Updated on August 8, 2020 9:12 pm
All countries
12,461,726
Recovered
Updated on August 8, 2020 9:12 pm
All countries
727,641
Deaths
Updated on August 8, 2020 9:12 pm

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Live updates: Coronavirus COVID-19

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Bats can learn to copy sounds and it may teach us about human speech

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